Veterans Career Information

The Career Services Center at Western Washington University provides a full-range of resources and tools for enrolled undergraduate, graduate and alumni veterans. We recognize that veterans have developed an exceptional set of abilities honed through extensive training and experience. We are primed to assist veterans to interpret those into transferrable skills and convey them to future civilian employers. Our experienced staff offers a variety of services to assist you in any stage of the career planning process:

  • Take Assessments to clarify interests and strengths
  • Relate your interests and abilities to Majors and Careers
  • Explore Internships, Employment & International Opportunities
  • Utilize online Job Search and Resume tools
  • Attend Events including internship, graduate school and career fairs
  • Check out our quarterly Workshops for job search assistance

Career Services Center Veterans Contact: Karen Powell, MA or (360) 650-3240

Other Helpful Services at WWU

Helpful Links *

General Career and Education Information

  • Transition Assistance Online: The largest source of transition assistance information, jobs, and tools for today's separating military
  • G.I. Jobs: Contains information on a variety of career topics including resumes, career tips and the top 100 military friendly employers
  • The Riley Guide: Contains a variety of articles and links pertinent to veterans job search
  • Includes sections on job search, resume building, networking for veterans and a skills translator
  • Hire Heroes USA: Variety of job search tools specific to vets
  • Military Many different job search resources with a database of jobs
  • Veteran Education and Accredited Online Colleges: A very informative site with videos and podcasts about veterans transitioning to civilian jobs and corporate programs. It also contains a comprehensive listing of accredited online colleges.

GI Bill Information

Skills Translators and Occupational Information

Employment Links and Information

Networking and Social Media

  • WWU's Career Services Information: Info on various social media sites with links to CSC's Facebook and LinkedIn networking groups
  • LinkedIn Veterans Groups: Specific groups for veterans job search networking including- Veterans Hired and US Military Veterans Network

Special Sites

Other Resources

*While all these websites contain potentially valuable career information, it is up to the individual to determine the efficacy of the site.

Page Updated 07.16.2015